"King Ramkhamhaeng Monument" Sukhothai Things to Do Tip by Willettsworld

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Sukhothai's dynasty lasted nearly 200 years and had nine kings. The most famous was King Ramkhamhaeng, who reigned from 1275 to 1317 and is credited with developing the first Thai script - his inscriptions are considered the first Thai literature. He also expanded the kingdom to include almost all of present-day Thailand. This monument to him lies to the north-east of Wat Mahathat.

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